18 - 19 April 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. LARRY AYRES
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A MEISSEN PORCELAIN PLATE AND A JAPANESE DISH
THE PLATE CIRCA 1730, BLUE CROSSED SWORDS MARK, THE DISH 18TH CENTURY
Each in the Kakiemon style and palette, the plate with a bird in flight above chrysanthemum and weathered rock, the border with insects, sprays and pomegranate, brown-line rim, the octofoil dish with a prunus filled vase, the rim with birds among rockwork among the 'three friends'
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) diameter, the plate (2)
Dieter & Horst Hoffmeister, Hamburg, acquired 1979; Bonham's, London, The Hoffmeister Collection, Part III, 24 November 2010, lot 15 (the plate).
G. & C.W. Digby Collection (paper label, the dish).
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Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, 1999-2009 (the plate).
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